On 19 November President of the Artsakh Republic Bako Sahakyan visited Los Angeles City Council, met its members at the head of the Council's president Eric Garcetti.
The Head of the State also partook at the City Council's meeting and in his speech expressed gratitude to the authorities of Los Angeles for their stance towards our compatriots and assistance provided in solving issues the Armenian people face.
The members of the City Council delivered speeches too. Welcoming the President of the Artsakh Republic they underlined the importance of independent, free and democratic Karabagh and its existence. According to them there are numerous similarities between the history and state building in Artsakh and the United States, which make better prospects for developing and deepening bilateral relations.
Primate of the Artsakh Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church Archbishop Pargev Martirosyan, consular general of the Republic of Armenia in Los Angeles Grigor Hovhannisyan, president of the United Armenian Fund, vice-president of the "Lincy" foundation Harout Sassounyan and other officials partook at the events.